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Category: Cool

I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

I Scream You Scream – part 1

I Scream You Scream – part 1

Hello Toronto! I can only speak for us when I say “WHAT AN AMAZING WEEKEND”!!! Fantastic weather! Blue skies, lots of sunshine and hot temperatures! It certainly felt like summer! Summer weather, sunshine and ice cream go together so well. I think everyone has a […]

Maaemo – Oslo, Norway

Maaemo – Oslo, Norway

There is a lot to see and do in in Oslo, Norway, as you can see from Monday’s post (missed it? You can read it here). You can work up quite an appetite! In Oslo, there’s a restaurant that’s only open Wednesday to Saturday for […]

La Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo Jousting Match)

La Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo Jousting Match)

Happy Victoria Day, Canada! I hope everyone is enjoying the day off! If you’re wondering what to do next month (or in September), here is something to put on your “must see” list! The good news? There’s still time to book your trip to Italy! […]

Chartreuse with Envy

Chartreuse with Envy

Did you know that tomorrow is World Chartreuse Day? I’m not making this up. May 16th is considered World Chartreuse Day. Now before everyone gets too excited, you will still have to go to work! It is not a “get the day off work” holiday. Chartreuse is a […]

Progressive Passionate Plates (Gaggan)

Progressive Passionate Plates (Gaggan)

Yesterday, April 5, was one of the most anticipated days of the year for food lovers. The Pellegrino Top 50 World Restaurant list was released! A big congratulations to Gaggan Anand for his #7 worldwide ranking, not to mention an impressive third year at the top […]

Amore Amari

Amore Amari

Next week, there is going to be a lot of celebrating. Whether you’re raising a green pint to say SLÁINTE and cheer St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) or raising a glass of wine to say SALUTE for Italian Unification Day (also March 17 – both […]